Mike Partridge, Executive Director- Customer Service
Mike has spent his career in business to business customer service management. He gained considerable experience in the Financial Services industry as a Regional Operations Manager – covering multiple locations across London and the South East.
Mike also has experience of new business set ups and restructure, including his role as a founder member of a successful assessment consultancy.
Elizabeth Cockburn, Executive Director- Finance
Elizabeth spent over 20 years in finance rising to senior positions in large and medium sized organisations in both the commercial and not for profit sectors. She spent 10 years with Fujitsu Services Limited developing her knowledge and skills in finance as part of a number of promotions, before moving to Finance Director positions in other IT and Services related companies. Elizabeth then moved to work in the charity sector as Head of Finance at a research institute and subsequently as Head of Strategic Planning in an educational institute before being appointed Director of Finance at CACHE in June 2012.
Elizabeth is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and holds a BA (Hons) in Business Studies.
Suki Thorogood, Executive Director- Portfolio Development
Suki has worked within the education sector for the past 17 years covering a range of roles within the for-profit, public and the not-for-profit sectors. This has included vocational, general education and training and has ranged from working as a Lecturer, Internal Assessor and Head of Department within FE. Suki has also worked for a range of Awarding Organisations in Quality Assurance as well as Qualification and Portfolio Development roles. She spent over 5 years with the Government’s modernisation team (NAA) and later the qualifications’ regulator (QCA at the time) focusing on the improvement of examinations systems and delivery.